Anilkumar wins Chennai Open chess title

Chess30O T Anilkumar clinched the seventh Chennai Open FIDE Rating Tournament (Category B) after scoring 8.5 points from nine rounds, on Saturday.

Anilkumar won eight rounds and had a draw result in the third to login a whopping 8.5 points and pocket the winner’s purse of Rs. 30,000.

The second place was shared by Dusthageer Ibrahim M, Toshali V and Harshini A at 7.5 points. 372 players played in this nine round Swiss event, including two FIDE title holders.

Category “B” – Final Placings :

1. Anilkumar O T 8.5, 2-4 Dusthageer Ibrahim M, Toshali V, Harshini A 7.5, 4-10 Raju S, Manigandan S S, Bathula Abhinav Reddy, Sadhu S Adithya, Yuvan Bharathi K S, Sahu Rajendra Kumar 7.0 points.



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